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What’s In a Name? How the Meaning of Mysticism is Encoded in the Word Itself

What is mysticism? Is there a useful definition of this admittedly vague word? It's one of those words that means many things to many people. In her classic book Practical Mysticism, Evelyn Underhill offers a rather tongue-in-cheek survey of the many ways people define mysticism: as "a...

Mystical or Not at All

Historical Mystical Figures Throughout history, some men and women have been opened more fully than others to the mystery of creation, to a deeper knowing that is beyond words or images. They have had glimpses of a deeper reality, of the way that things can be...